*The semi-quantification was carried out by two individuals in a blinded manner using the same normal prostate tissue as a standard reference. The signal density of normal prostate epithelial cells is considered as “+”, and the signal density of the basal cells of BPH is considered as “+++”.
||No. of samples
||SGLT1-postive stromal cells (%) **
||Stromal cells are negative
||+ and -
||62.4 ± 31.7
||++ to +++, 3.8 ± 5.4%
**SGLT1-positive cells and total stromal cells were counted from 3 random selected areas under 200x magnification, and the percentage of SGLT1-positive cells is calculated by the number of SGLT1-positive cells/total stromal cells. The values are presented as mean ± SD.
NA: not applicable